IT Security & Privacy

EDPB’s Vision 2024-2027: Navigating Data Protection in a Dynamic Digital Era

The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) unveiled its ambitious strategy for the forthcoming years, setting the stage for a nuanced approach to data protection in an ever-evolving digital landscape. Far beyond a mere blueprint, this strategy embodies a visionary response to contemporary data protection needs, propelled by collaboration and foresight.

US Lawmakers Unveil Historic Draft of Data Privacy Legislation

U.S. Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) have jointly introduced the American Privacy Rights Act, a historic bipartisan initiative aimed at reshaping data privacy regulations nationwide. This draft legislation represents a significant effort to establish comprehensive data privacy rights and protections for Americans while streamlining existing state laws and introducing stringent enforcement mechanisms.

CNIL's Analysis: Economic Implications of GDPR

In a recent article, the French data protection authority, CNIL, shared insights from their analysis of the economic impact of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in Europe. Additionally, this past fall they had published another article in the Revue européenne des Médias et du Numérique, studying the multifaceted consequences of GDPR implementation since its inception in 2018.

Unveiling Key Insights into the Diligent Institute and Bitsight Cybersecurity Governance Report

In a rapidly digitizing world where cyber threats loom large, corporate boards are grappling with the imperative to fortify their cybersecurity measures. A collaborative effort between Diligent Institute and Bitsight sheds light on the intricate relationship between board governance structures and cybersecurity performance.

UK's ICO Joins Global Alliance to Strengthen Data Protection and Privacy Enforcement

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has taken a significant stride towards enhancing international collaboration in data protection and privacy enforcement by joining the Global Cooperation Arrangement for Privacy Enforcement (Global CAPE). This move aims to foster cross-border cooperation and streamline information sharing among participating countries.

AT&T Notifies Users of Data Breach, Millions Affected

In a statement released on Saturday, AT&T disclosed that a dataset found in this clandestine realm contains sensitive information belonging to approximately 7.6 million current AT&T account holders and a staggering 65.4 million former account holders. Among the compromised data are Social Security numbers, a crucial piece of personal identification, posing significant risks to affected individuals.

FTC Releases 2023 Privacy and Data Security Update: A Comprehensive Overview

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has unveiled its Privacy and Data Security Update for 2023, showcasing the agency's relentless efforts in safeguarding consumer privacy amidst evolving data usage by companies. Samuel Levine, Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, emphasized the FTC's proactive stance against indiscriminate data collection and exploitation, underscoring the agency's commitment to securing meaningful remedies to protect consumer information.